Plumes from paradise: trade cycles in outer southeast Asia and their impact on New Guinea and nearby islands until 1920.

Plumes from paradise: trade cycles in outer southeast Asia and their impact on New Guinea and nearby islands until 1920. Pamela Swadling.

Coorparoo: PNG National Museum/Robert Brown, 1996. Large octavo, photographs, spine bumped, dustwrapper.

An important new dimension to the story of the outside world's long involvement with the terrestrial and marine products of outer southeast Asia - spices, aromatic wood and barks, resins, plumes, sea lugs, shells and pearls - and of the economic, political, social and cultural consequences for the region's inhabitants.

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